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Jamie Hector

Jamie Hector (born October 7, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.) is an American actor of Haitian descent who is known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire. Jamie Hector began acting immediately after high school when he auditioned for a community theater company. He then enrolled in college while he continued to audition and book roles on New York Undercover, Third Watch, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Beat. His film work dates back to Spike Lee's Clockers. From there he went on to appear in He Got Game, Ghost Dog, Prison Song, and Everyday People. In 2002 Hector had a brief role in the movie Paid in Full. Hector attributes a defining moment in his career to the 2003 short film Five Deep Breaths directed by Seith Mann. With Hector in the lead role Five Deep Breaths was an Official Selection of the Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, and IFP Film Festivals; it went on to accumulate 16 awards. David Simon, the creator of The Wire, cited Five Deep Breaths as the movie that brought Hector to his attention, and led him to be cast as Marlo Stanfield. Hector starred in the 2007 film Blackout with Melvin Van Peebles and Jeffrey Wright, and was featured as recurring villain Benjamin "Knox" Washington in the third season of Heroes. In 2008, Hector also appeared in the film Max Payne, in which he plays the role of Lincoln DeNeuf, a Haitian crime boss. In 2009 Hector appeared in the movie Just Another Day, playing the up-and-coming rapper Young Eastie, who attempts to make it at all costs. In 2010 he had a role in Night Catches Us and began filming The Gift. He voiced Emile-A239 (Noble 4) in Halo: Reach. He had a minor role in Season 2 of Jericho episode 7 where he played a corporal for the Allied States of America. In 2011, Jamie made an appearance on CSI Miami as Jean Guiton in the episode "Hunting Ground". In 2012, Jamie made a brief appearance on Common Law in the episode "Hot for Teacher". Recently, he has been in the Show Person of Interest As Link of the gang Brotherhood. So far appearing in 2 episodes


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Born:
Oct 7, 1975 In Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
21
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Series The Strain 2014-07-13
Known For
Poster of The Wire
Filmography
Power Unknown 2014
Bosch Jerry Edgar 60 episodes, 2014-2020 2014-02-06
The Strain Unknown 2014-07-13
The Crime Thriller Club Unknown 2013-09-16
Common Law Unknown 2012-05-11
TRON: Uprising Unknown 2012-05-20
Person of Interest Unknown 2011-09-22
Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
Mercy Unknown 2009-09-23
Heroes Unmasked Unknown 2007-07-25
Jericho Unknown 2006-09-20
The Game Unknown 2006-10-01
Heroes Unknown 2006-09-25
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Unknown 2005-07-25
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
The Wire Marlo Stanfield 32 episodes, 2004-2008 2002-06-02
CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13